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2017 Schedule
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Rangers' Beltre hopes to be ready for opener

Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre hasn't played since Sunday due to a left calf strain, but he hopes to avoid starting the season on the disabled list.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Even stronger cheap-steals option in AL-only: Delino DeShields, who has made the Rangers Opening Day roster. There are ways he could sneak into a lot of PAs at all three outfield spots, left field with a Jurickson Profar/Ryan Rua projected platoon, center field if Carlos Gomez struggles, right field if Nomar Mazara still can't hit lefties.

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2dJoe Peta

Predicting Rangers' 2017 record

The Rangers may not have the strongest rotation, but Joe Peta believes their bats could provide enough pop for a potential return to the playoffs -- even if the wins might not be as plentiful.

Kurkjian's MLB Elite Eight (2:18)

BBTN: Which MLB stories will play out as advertised?

A classic story of the introduction of Rangers manager Jeff Banister and pitching coach Doug Brocail follows Buster Olney's conversation with Karl Ravech and Justin Havens about which MLB stories will play out as advertised and more. Plus, Richard Griffin with some "Inside Heat" on the Blue Jays.

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BBTN: Napoli On Return To Texas, Time In Cleveland

Buster Olney talks to Rangers DH Mike Napoli about returning to the Rangers, Adrian Beltre's importance to the club, his fond memories of the Indians' World Series run & more.


BBTN: USA Takes WBC, Moore, Napoli, More

Conversations with Royals GM Dayton Moore and Rangers DH Mike Napoli follow Buster Olney's chat with Keith Law about Marcus Stroman's dominant WBC, Theo Epstein being named "Fortune's" top world leader and much more.

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Rangers' Gonzalez won't throw for 6 weeks

Rangers pitcher Chi Chi Gonzalez has been diagnosed with a partial tear of a ligament in his right elbow and will not throw for at least six weeks.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

¡Amigos sólo fuera de las líneas!


BBTN: Major Question Marks Surrounding Pitchers

Before a rapid-fire conversation with Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts, Buster Olney talks to Tim Kurkjian about some question marks surrounding some big-name pitchers. Plus, "The Weekly Dish" with Keith Law and Steve Gelbs on the Mets.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Carlos Beltrán's blonde beard has caused quite a stir. Adrián Beltré has a great reaction upon seeing his former teammate.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.3722nd
Quality Starts848th
Batting Average.2625th
On Base Percentage.32215th
Slugging Percentage.4336th

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